- Original title
- Running time
- 111 min.
Georges Pérec, Alain Corneau (Novel: Jim Thompson)
Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol
Mystery | Cop Movies. Crime. Neo-noir
- Movie Groups
Jim Thompson Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- Frank is a small time salesman in a Paris industrial suburb who supplements his meager earnings by stealing from his boss, Staplin. The latter has Frank tossed in jail, whereupon Mona, the seventeen-year-old girl Frank's fallen for, pays Staplin to have Frank released. Mona's aunt, who has been prostituting the girl to the neighbourhood men, now becomes a tempting target for robbery.
: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
: César Awards: 5 nominations
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